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5th August 2017

in aid of National Lobster Hatchery, Little Harbour Hospice, RNLI, Air Ambulance

The Big Swim was initiated by Sarah Coates, who wanted to inspire locals and visitors to utilise this amazing natural resource on their doorstep and take to the open water to push boundaries, create a fun personal challenge whilst raising money for local charities that support our fragile coastal communities.  The National Lobster Hatchery has once again been chosen as one of the beneficiaries for this event.

Set yourself ’the challenge of the summer’ whilst spending the weekend in the gorgeous coastal villages of Port Isaac and Port Gaverne.

  • The Little Swim
  • The Not So Serious Swim
  • The Serious Swim
  • The Super Serious Swim
  • The Big Party

For full details go to the website www.thebigswimcornwall.co.uk

Registration is managed through a ticket agent

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3rd September 2017

in aid of National Lobster Hatchery

Clovelly celebrates its famous lobsters and crabs sustainably caught by its fishermen with a great day out for all the family.

Choose from a variety of crab and lobster dishes cooked on the quay or book a table at the Red Lion Harbour Restaurant and dine on delicious lobster and seafood platters.

There’ll be live folk music, chef cookery demonstrations, a prize draw for a magnum of champagne, local food and craft stalls, including plenty of freshly cooked lobsters and crabs, and beer tasting.  Children will be kept entertained by street theatre, walkabout magic, balloon modelling and event-themed craft activities provided by The National Trust.

If you haven’t been to the stunning village of Clovelly nestled in the cliff front before, this is an absolute must!


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7th to 10th December 2017

exhibiting at

“Padstow is a very special place and Christmas is a very special time; I think that is why the festival is so popular and just grows every year. The two combine so well to really make you feel cocooned in this North Cornish winter wonderland. I urge everyone to add this to their ‘one of life’s experiences’ list as it’s something that I promise you will fall in love with, and give you the Christmas spirit that little bit earlier”.  Paul Ainsworth





The Big Swim 2015


Clovelly Lobster & Crab Feast


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